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· February, 2009

Stories about Politics from February, 2009

23 February 2009

Armenia: Nationalist agitation in Georgia

Afghanistan: Prison, Poverty and Politics

While the Obama administration has announced that an additional 17,000 troops will be sent to Afghanistan to confront the rising insurgency, Afghan bloggers keep talking about the daily challenges facing...

Saudi Arabia: Thoughts on the Cabinet Reshuffle

Kyrgyzstan: Back Count for the U.S. Airbase

On February, 19th, 2009 nearly all Krrgyz MPs approved a motion denouncing the agreement between Kyrgyzstan and the USA about the American airbase at Manas. Of 89 total MPs, 78...

Kyrgyzstan: Tablighi Jamaat

Uzbekistan: U.S. Airbase Seeking New Home

Kazakhstan: Politics and Society in Times of Crisis

Politics remain the major topic of the online discussions in Kazakhstan – much more frequently and intensely than in public life. One of the most recent events, widely discussed by...

Taiwan: The cost of investment

Russia: Politkovskaya Murder Trial Acquittals

Serbia: Update on Miladin Kovacevic

Poland: Economic Situation

22 February 2009

Kosovo: First Anniversary of Independence

Latvia: Government Resignation

Saudi Arabia: Moving to a modern society?

Egypt: Bloggers React to Cairo bombings

A French tourist was killed and around 20 people were injured when a bomb exploded outside the Al Hussein Mosque in Cairo's popular tourist area Khan Al Khalili. And as...

Madagascar: A Resolution to the political crisis?

In Madagascar, bloggers react to a recent meeting where rivals President Marc Ravalomanana and Andry Rajoelina agreed to a political truce, paving the way for further negotiations. Weeks of public...

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